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Ex-CMS Louis Jacques On Partnering With FDA And Keeping It Local

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

In this second portion of a two-part Q&A with Louis Jacques, he talks to “The Gray Sheet” about the importance of CMS’ growing collaboration with FDA, tensions between national and local Medicare coverage policymaking and the impact of resource constraints on CMS. Jacques left his post as CMS coverage director last month.

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